DIGI launched The Australian Code of Practice on Disinformation and Misinformation in February 2021, and the code commits DIGI to a review of the code after a year of operation.

DIGI accepted public submissions to inform potential changes to the code between June 6, 2022 until July 18, 2022, including late submissions in the weeks following. Submissions are now closed, and under close review.

DIGI encouraged stakeholders contributing to the review to read DIGI’s Annual Report and Discussion Paper.


We suggest that stakeholders engaging in the code review read the following reports before sending DIGI a submission.

Annual Report

This report provides research about Australians’ perceptions of misinformation. It contains information about how the code has evolved since it was initially launched, detailing its governance arrangements, complaints and evolutions in the transparency re

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Discussion Paper

This discussion paper provides background and specific questions and proposals to assist public consultation on the code review. It takes into account the ACMA’s report to the previous Government that was released in March 2022.

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Submissions closed on Monday July 18, 2022.